One of the reasons that air travel remains exceedingly safe is the strict requirements for shipping hazardous materials/dangerous goods by aircraft.
A change in the 2022 IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations will require some lithium battery shippers to provide additional dangerous goods training for employees.
Lithium battery shippers: The 2022 IATA DGR will incorporate two important revisions for shipping lithium-ion and -metal cells and batteries by air.
See the significant updates in IATA's 63rd Edition Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR). Mandatory compliance with the new IATA DGR starts January 1, 2022.
To know when and when not to use the Cargo Aircraft Only (CAO) label when offering hazmat/DG for air transport, shippers must know their way around the List of Dangerous Goods in the IATA DGR, Section 4.2.
IATA posted the first Addendum to the 62nd Edition Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) on January 1.
“PHMSA will not take enforcement action against any offeror or carrier who offers or accepts for domestic or international transportation by any mode....”
See what's changing for hazmat air shippers in the 2021 IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR). Mandatory compliance starts January 1, 2021.
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US FAA and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have both released guidance pertaining to the use of passenger aircraft to safely transport cargo and/or mail during the COVID-19 global health crisis.
If a carrier rejects your hazardous materials shipment, your team must spend valuable time repackaging, relabeling, rewriting paperwork, or otherwise correcting mistakes big and small. Held-up and rejected shipments disrupt logistics, stall your operations, and can severely impact the bottom line.